The Grammy-winning singer says God alone is responsible for her gifts. Jennifer Hudson stars as Aretha Franklin in the biopic’ Respect,’ a film about the Queen of Soul’s road to finding her voice. Hudson is a Christian, and her faith background and upbringing in the church helped prepare her for this special role. Franklin’s career…

In "Respect," the audience will get a glance at how the iconic singer's Christian upbringing during the civil rights era shaped her music path.

Jennifer Hudson, who will star in Aretha Franklin’s biopic ‘Respect’ as the Queen of Soul herself, just released a new song entitled “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home”). The song, co-written with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Grammy award-winning songwriter Carole King and Jamie Hartman, will be included on the ‘Respect’ soundtrack.…

Six-Year-Old Johanna Colon became a Youtube sensation this weekend after a video of her dance recital performance to Aretha Franklin’s hit song, “Respect,” was posted on her mother’s Facebook page. Johanna’s love for dance shines through her sassy performance that captivates the audience and has them bursting with laughter. Watch this adorable video that has already been…

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